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Fuel Security

Supply chain: Australia’s fuel supply chain is secure and resilient
2 weeks ago

Supply chain: Australia’s fuel supply chain is secure and resilient

There’s a lot of incorrect and ill-informed commentary at the moment about Australia’s fuel supply chain. Certain parties with vested interests, and those who benefit from general fear-mongering, would have …
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Fuel prices may rise from government’s $2 billion commitment to fuel security: Report to Productivity Commission claims
1 month ago

Fuel prices may rise from government’s $2 billion commitment to fuel security: Report to Productivity Commission claims

The federal government’s new fuel security package that could cost taxpayers $2 billion in the next decade would result in higher petrol prices at the bowser, a recent report to …
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National fuel security plan moot without a fleet of local tankers, Maritime Union says
1 month ago

National fuel security plan moot without a fleet of local tankers, Maritime Union says

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) says a $2.4 billion oil refinery subsidy announced by the federal government does not address the need for a strategic fleet of Australian tankers …
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Qenos to close half of Melbourne manufacturing lines in the wake of Exxon’s Altona refinery decision
1 month ago

Qenos to close half of Melbourne manufacturing lines in the wake of Exxon’s Altona refinery decision

Plastics major Qenos says the closure of ExxonMobil’s Altona refinery will force it to shutter part of its Melbourne manufacturing plant, at a cost of about 150 jobs, just days …
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Automotive industry welcomes cleaner petrol, paves the way for fuel miser cars
1 month ago

Automotive industry welcomes cleaner petrol, paves the way for fuel miser cars

Fuel-miser motorists will soon get broader access to the latest petrol engine technology – as world-class premium unleaded is set to become the new normal – after the Federal Government pledged a $2 billion …
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FCAI supports $2 billion fuel standards overall for Australia
1 month ago

FCAI supports $2 billion fuel standards overall for Australia

The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) is welcoming a move from the federal government to impose new fuel quality standards in Australia and support a number of fuel refineries …
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‘Absurd’: Petrol prices could rise, thanks to $2.3 billion oil refinery handout
1 month ago

‘Absurd’: Petrol prices could rise, thanks to $2.3 billion oil refinery handout

Motorists could end up paying more money for petrol under a new government plan to pay oil companies up to $2.3 billion to bolster Australia’s fuel security.

Prime Minister Scott …
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$2b plan to pay fuel refineries, protect supply and lock in cheap petrol
1 month ago

$2b plan to pay fuel refineries, protect supply and lock in cheap petrol

Affordable petrol for Australian motorists has been locked in by a $2.4bn federal government plan that protects our fuel stocks from foreign supply shocks.

The plan, to be unveiled by …
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EVs Key to Fuel Security & Emissions Reduction: National Energy Emissions Audit
1 month ago

EVs Key to Fuel Security & Emissions Reduction: National Energy Emissions Audit

New research by the Australia Institute shows Australia’s dependence on petroleum poses a serious fuel security risk and, with no policies in place to seriously curb petroleum use, the sector’s …
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Farmers praise new fuel security payment measure
1 month ago

Farmers praise new fuel security payment measure

The National Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the Federal Government announcement for a variable Fuel Security Payment (FSP) to ensure domestic refining capacity for diesel, having highlighted the need to do …
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